December 6, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 34

Stories from the December 6, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students rally against terrorism

Students rallied in support of Israel and against terrorism in Kogan Plaza Monday night, in response to weekend terrorist attacks in Israel. The generally peaceful rally, which drew more than 300 students waving Israeli, Turkish and American flags, included a remembrance of the victims of the attacks and speakers on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The rally, […]

Admissions rate may decrease

GW officials said the University may lower the admissions rate for next year’s freshman class to control an increasing application pool and avoid a second-straight year of surprise admissions. “The issue is that we are going to have to be a little more conservative in our acceptances,” said Kathryn Napper, director of admissions. “My guess […]

Staff Editorial: Student suicide

Sadly, GW lost one of its own Monday when sophomore Joe Spradlin committed suicide at home in Atlanta. Spradlin decided not to return to GW this semester after the Thanksgiving break and returned to campus briefly over the weekend to retrieve belongings from his off-campus apartment. Apparently Spradlin was battling depression and intended to seek […]

Sports: GW comes back to beat Old Dominion

The wins are not coming easily for the GW men’s basketball team, but at least they are coming. The Colonials (6-3) clawed back from a 13-point first-half deficit Wednesday night to pull out a four-point win over Old Dominion University, thanks to 28 points from leading scorer Chris Monroe. Against Princeton University Monday night, GW […]

Staff Editorial: Less is more

Last year GW accepted its standard 49 percent of applicants and a record number responded saying they were eager to come to school here. Now the University is bulging at the seams with its largest freshman class ever – for the fourth year in a row. With the number of applications for next year’s freshman […]

Entertainment Listings (12/7-12/13)

Hatchet Movie Reviews Movies AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 Music 9:30 Club Black Cat AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Behind Enemy Lines (PG-13) Fri-Sun – 1:10, 4:30, 7:20, 9:50 Mon-Thurs – 2:10, […]

Letter to the Editor: Carjacked clarity

I was one of the students involved in the carjacking of the 4-RIDE van Nov. 20 and would like to clarify the events of that early morning. After twice calling the University Police Department and waiting 40 minutes, the 4-RIDE van pulled up in front of Gelman Library at about 3:30 a.m. The driver recorded […]